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Surgeon general: 1 cigarette is 1 too many

(AP) -- Think the occasional cigarette won't hurt? Even a bit of social smoking - or inhaling someone else's secondhand smoke - could be enough to block your arteries and trigger a heart attack, says the newest surgeon general's ...

dateDec 09, 2010 in Health
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Fewer guessing games for lung cancer patients

A study published in the December issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine identified positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scans as a potentially useful tool for predicting local recurrence in lung cancer ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Cancer
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Experimental vaccine sets sights on lung cancer

An experimental immunotherapy may someday become the newest weapon against lung cancer. Physician-scientists from Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University Medical Center are enrolling patients with non-small ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Cancer
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Eating a variety of fruit cuts lung cancer risk

Eating five portions of fruit and vegetables per day is one of the means that experts most frequently recommend for preventing cancer. Now, the European EPIC study carried out by researchers from 10 countries has shown that, ...

dateNov 19, 2010 in Cancer
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The Great American Smokeout

You already know smoking is bad, and that it contributes to heart disease, strokes, lung and other cancers and can lead to poor healing, chronic lung disease, wrinkled skin, erectile dysfunction, and it worsens asthma.

dateNov 17, 2010 in Health
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New treatment for lung cancer shows promise

A new inhalable dry powder treatment for lung cancer shows a significant increase in survival rates and is far less invasive than current treatment options, which frequently include radiation and surgery. This research is ...

dateNov 15, 2010 in Cancer
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